Featured Status For Classified Ads and Auctions
- GeoCore Classified Ads Script
- GeoCore Auctions Script
- GeoCore Max Auctions and Classified Script
Featured Status HighlightsFeatures:
- Can be added to classified ads
- Can be added to auctions
- Can be added to any listing type
- Cost of status controlled by price plan
- Different price plans can have different costs
- Within fee based price plans can charge by category
- Several featured modules to create better exposure in your design
- Up to five different levels can be implemented
- Set pricing for each featured level
- Using featured levels charge differently for different places of exposure
Basic Featured Status for Classified Ads and Auctions
The featured status feature is probably the best feature of the software to give you added revenue above listing placement fees. This is probably the most understood feature by your clients to spread the influence of their listings within your site. This feature can significantly spread the exposure of their listing to bring them more looks to their listing, purchases from their items or a quicker sale for their single item.
Within the place a listing process the client would choose the featured status that you setup within that users pricing plan for them to have access to. They would choose featured status for the listing they are placing. Then continue on with their listing placement. Then once that listing is live it will appear randomly where ever the featured status they purchased allows them. Where ever you have a featured module set to display that listing has a chance to display there.
Another feature of featured modules is that they select all their listings randomly from featured listings within the database of possible featured listings. This gives all featured listings in the site equal chance at display to you can "oversell" the slots you have with no worries and no matter how many there are all get the same chance at display. You may adjust price accordingly to keep a certain amount of featured listings in your site.
This features cost is setup by price plan so you can charge different clients different prices to have this extra added to their classified ad or auction. You can set different prices for classified ads from auction listings. Within fee based price plans you can even set category specific pricing for each category.
Multiple Featured Levels
While you can charge one price to appear where ever a featured module is on your site like described above. You can additionally charge separately for each featured module location you have on your site. The above describes a site where all featured modules display from the same featured classified ad and auction listing pool. The above is the typical use are clients put to the featured listing extra feature. But you could charge separately for each of those featured listing locations through the use of the featured level feature.
Using the above example you could put a featured level 1 module in the top left of the front page. Then a featured level 2 module in the middle of the front page and set featured level 3 to only appear in the top of the category browsing feature. That would allow you to charge for each location to have your listing appear in that spot. You could charge $1 for featured level 1 status and appear in the top left of the front page. You can charge another $1 for featured level 2 status and display in the middle of the front page. You can charge another $1 for a listing to display at the top of the category browsing page. Your client can choose 1, 2 or all 3 locations and charged according to the ones they choose.
There are a max of 5 different featured listing levels that can be used around your site. So you can charge for up to 5 different featured levels. Or you can just keep it simple and just use one level. The choice is yours.
This features cost is setup by price plan so you can charge different clients different prices to have this extra added to their classified ad or auction. So not only can you set different prices for different featured levels you can charge them differently within each price plan. You can set different prices for classified ads from auction listings for each featured level. Within fee based price plans you can even set category specific pricing for each featured level within each category.